Morning Links: Tina Brown Has Profound Ability to Be Moved by 9/11

Investor turned TechCrunch journalist turned CrunchBase investor Michael Arrington has a history of conflicted interest: at a party at a venture capitalist’s house, Mr. Arrington told CEOs they could trade scoops for favorable coverage on minor stories. [David Carr]

9/11 anniversary media frenzy! Time magazine is not selling ads, CNN is only running HBO-Time commercials, People and New York tried to be the avalanche of coverage, before fatigue sets in, News Corp.-owned National Geographic got the interview with George Bush, and Newsweek editor Tina Brown is still moved. “My own thought was, ‘How am I going to be moved again?’ ” she said. “But I found that my ability to be moved by this still is profound.” [New York Times]

Former News International executives Colin Myler and Tom Crone will testify tomorrow about the meeting in which they allegedly told James Murdoch the hacking extended beyond “rogue reporter” Clive Goodman. [Vancouver Sun]

In other News Corp. news, James Murdoch declined his $6 million bonus, and Thomas Perkins and Kevin Cowley are stepping off the board. Venture capitalist John Breyer has been nominated to the board. [WSJ]

Newspaper magazines are important for attracting female readers, and therefore female-directed advertisers, according to the Guardian. We hope New York Times Magazine editor and dudeitor Hugo Lindgren has crossover appeal! [Guardian]

Wikileaks condemned by its former media partners, including the Times and Guardian, for publishing unredacted cables. [Guardian]

Good journalism, like good science, is reproducible, living quote machine Jack Shafer told Howard Kurtz. [Washington Post] Morning Links: Tina Brown Has Profound Ability to Be Moved by 9/11